Utf8.byte

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Available since: Gideros 2016.06
Class: utf8

Description

Returns the internal numerical codes of the characters s[i], s[i+1], ..., s[j]. The default value for i is 1; the default value for j is i. These indices are corrected following the same rules of function string.sub. Numerical codes are not necessarily portable across platforms.

(numbers) = utf8.byte(s,i,j)

Parameters

s: (string)
i: (number) default is 1 optional
j: (number) optional

Return values

Returns (numbers) Returns the internal numerical codes of the characters